9 facts about John Butler Yeats

By Gwylym Owen

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John Butler Yeats (16 March 1839 – 3 February 1922) was an Irish artiste and the dad of W. B. Yeats, Lily Yeats, Elizabeth Corbett “Lolly” Yeats and Jack Butler Yeats. The National Gallery of Ireland holds a number of his portraits in oil and works upon paper, including one of his portraits of his son William, painted in 1900. His portrait of John O’Leary (1904) is considered his masterpiece (Raymond Keaveney 2002).

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